• P4 Governance

    The P4 Open Source Programming Language is governed by the Technical Steering Team, Chief Architect, Advisory Board, and the ONF Board of Directors.

    Governance of the P4 project fosters openness and technical meritocracy. The ONF provides additional stewardship and engineering resources to host and support the P4 Project.

    Our P4 Charter lists our goals, principles, governance structure, and election procedures.

    P4 Charter

    Governance of the P4 project is intended to foster openness and technical meritocracy.


    P4 Technical Steering Team (TST)

    The TST oversees the P4 project and is responsible for all technical decisions.

    Andy Fingerhut
    JK Lee
    Larry Peterson
    Open Networking Foundation
    Steffen Smolka
    Robert Soule
    Yale University
    Noa Zilberman
    Oxford University

    P4 Advisory Board

    The Advisory Board provides strategic direction to the TST and is the liaison to the ONF Board of Directors.

    Nate Foster
    P4 Chief Architect/Cornell University
    Nick McKeown
    Guru Parulkar
    Open Networking Foundation
    Jen Rexford
    Princeton University
    Amin Vahdat

    Just for Fun

    Staring Vint Cerf and Nick McKeown

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